The Podcast World Cup: The cream of the BJSM Podcasts…. Semi-final line-up!

By Paul Blazey @blazey85 The quarter-final deadline has slammed shut and we have a theme growing amongst our podcast listeners. I suspect it may have something to do with England exiting the World Cup at the semi-final stage but over the week our podcasts on ‘pain management’ seem to have been doing rather well. Here […]

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The Podcast World Cup: The cream of the BJSM Podcasts…. Let’s get listening and share best practice

By Paul Blazey @blazey85 The World Cup is coming to its culmination, only 4 nations remain and the English nationals here at BJSM are getting excited to see whether “it’s coming home”. To keep with the theme, we thought a series of blogs to celebrate the huge vault of great content stored on our podcast […]

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BJSM Podcasts – a year in review

Fridays are good days. We hope BJSM podcasts add to that feeling. 2015 marked an exciting year for sports physio / sports medicine podcasts. We loved listening to our colleagues’ podcasts – Jack Chew Physio Matters, Adam Meakins (@AdamMeakins), James MacDonald, the MACP, the Naked Physio and Dr Andy Frankyn-Miller. @BJSM_BMJ will feature on Karen […]

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The 7 most common injuries and illnesses seen at major multisport games

LIVE FROM THE CLOSING CEREMONY! By Team England Sports Physicians: Paul Dijkstra & Noel Pollock (@DrPaulDijkstra / @DrNoelPollock) **Podcast with Dr Paul Dykstra sharing the UKAthletics Model for providing integrated (clinicians & coaches/S&C) – click here) Tonight is the closing ceremony of what has been an amazing 20th Commonwealth Games here in Glasgow; the most […]

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Is the global movement ‘tipping’? Exercise IS medicine

Three exciting updates from the frontlines of health promotion through physical activity. First, congratulations to Professor Steven Blair for winning the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. This international competition celebrates a researcher whose work promises to broaden understanding of how physical activity, nutrition or psychosocial factors influence personal health and well-being. Professor […]

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Summit on Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation in Athletes – Seattle, Feb 13-14, 2012

Guest blog by Jon Drezner, Sports Cardiology Senior Associate Editor A Summit on Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation in Athletes is being held in Seattle on February 13-14, 2012.  The meeting is sponsored by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in partnership with the Pediatric & Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES), European Society of Cardiology Sports […]

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Fit is not actually ‘vs.’ Fat – Guest Blog by Professor Timothy Noakes

On Monday the Guardian published It’s not obesity that’s killing us – it’s the lack of exercise. Inspired by research presented at UKSEM (see also Blair Physical inactivity: the biggest public health problem of the 21st century, and BJSM Warmup 2011; 45), the Guardian exhorted us to focus less on obesity and more on physical […]

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via New York Times – the challenge of patients demanding inappropriate MRIs

The New York Times is a great source of sports medicine news and Gina Kolata‘s article about inappropriate use of MR requires little editorializing. My feeling is that although some doctors diagnose by MR instead of via cognitive processes, that is NOT the problem in sports and exercise medicine. See Chris Milne’s recent lucid description […]

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